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Synonyms for sink

Synonyms for sink

to fall or drift down to the bottom

to go beneath the surface or to the bottom of a liquid

to go from a more erect posture to a less erect posture

to slope downward

to become lower in quality, character, or condition

to bring oneself down to a lower level of behavior

to undergo moral deterioration


to undergo a sharp, rapid descent in value or price

to cause to penetrate with force

sink in: to come as a realization


an area sunk below its surroundings

a place known for its great filth or corruption

Synonyms for sink

plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe

(technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system

a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof

a covered cistern

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fall or descend to a lower place or level

cause to sink

pass into a specified state or condition


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descend into or as if into some soft substance or place

appear to move downward


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fall heavily or suddenly

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fall or sink heavily

embed deeply

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- The rising adoption of monochrome styles of water sinks in commercial applications is anticipated to fuel the growth water sink market.
- Furthermore, the growing manufactures focus on the colors and the attractiveness of the water sinks are projected to create several growth opportunities in the water sink market over the forecast period.
"How many times have you been peeling a vegetable and drop it into the sink, and you just pick it up and go on," Brashears said.
Some of the participants "washed" their chicken by soaking it in the sink, either with water only or adding soap, vinegar or lemon juice.
Holmes cited Sink Jr.'s relative inexperience practicing law just two and a half years as part of the reason for the lawsuit.
Having a large selection of sinks and fittings, combined with different extras, it can be hard to choose from.
Monsam Portable Sinks offers a wide range of portable sinks in the market today.
At first, it introduces the existing researches on data security, which mainly focuses on the method and strategy to guarantee the safe routing of data to the sink. The functions based on this strategy can be classified into the following.
* Communication is established between the source cluster where the event has occured and the mobile sink by finding the path based on Mixed Integer Linear Programming(MILP) and Kinematics equation.
Self-rimming cast iron sinks are held in place with caulk.
3.Proper disposal of garbage - We often forget the corners of the sink which allows food leftovers to hang about.
One simple solution is to install a Baffle Tee between the sinks. A better way is to use a three-way Sanitary Tee.
My mother disliked self–catering holidays – "just a change of sink" she called them.
In this paper, we consider utilizing a mobile sink to proactively collect data generating from sensor network, and this strategy is also favored by many researchers [8-10].
The Wink Sinks - two gaping sinkholes that sit between the small towns of Wink and Kermit atop the largely tapped out Hendrick oilfield - gained national attention in 2016 after a study revealed they were at risk of collapsing into each other as they grew and the land around them sank.